• Ace Hardware Corporation
  • Oak Brook, IL
  • Accounting
  • Full-Time
  • 1500 Forest Gate Rd

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The Job

This Rebate Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring accurate presentation of the financial records, by providing accounting support to both finance and business partners. The Rebate Supervisor has the opportunity to lead the month end close process ensuring that vendor and consumer rebates and gift card transactions are accurately presented and manage the workload of two direct reports. Additionally, this individual will be a lead in Finance on cross-functional projects including support for finance staff assigned to the project, development and review of processes, documentation, policies, risk assessment and review and enhancement of internal controls governing the accounting processes

What you ll do

  • Supervising 2 direct reports, lead the monthly close responsibilities including the review of journal entries, variance analysis, account reconciliations and management inquiries.
  • Review or prepare executive level complex ad-hoc reports and analysis as assigned by management.
  • Within the rebate and gift card areas, work with team and business partners to determine the risks associated with the current environment. Ensure new marketing, merchandising and promotional initiatives are fully supported from both an operational and financial reporting perspective.
  • Support the external auditors by ensuring all requested Prepared by Client (PBC s) are provided timely and coordinate all discussions requested by the external auditors.
  • Setting performance expectations and workload for direct reports on a regular basis, and provide regular informal and formal feedback and coaching so that expectations and deadlines continue to be met.
  • Make presentations on accounting topics, as needed, to varying groups throughout the organization.

What you need to succeed

  • Bachelor s degree in Accounting
  • Experience with SAP preferred
  • CPA required (or progress to completion already completed)
  • MBA preferred
  • 7+ years of work experience in a financial/accounting capacity
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and data mining skills
  • Ability to define strategy and create goals and objectives for processes
  • Proven ability to re-design and re-engineer processes
  • Thorough understanding of accounting principles
  • Excellent project/time management skills and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to successfully interact with management throughout the organization
  • Advanced abilities in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

We want to hear from you!
When most people think of career opportunities with Ace Hardware, they often think of the helpful cashiers and sales associates at their local store. However, have you also considered the people behind the scenes who select, promote, ship and process the invoices for more than 75,000 products? Maybe you haven't, but we'd like you to. Because together we help our customers take care of their homes. Come find out why a career with the Ace Hardware Corporation is one of America's best kept secrets.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Ace Hardware Corporation and its subsidiaries are committed to a policy of promoting equal employment opportunities. The company recognizes the importance of diversity and leveraging the skills and talents of all people to the mutual advantage of each individual and the organization. The company is committed to the prevention of employment discrimination related to race, religion, color, sex (including sexual harassment), gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability and military discharge, or any other action covered by federal or state laws.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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